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ICC Champions Trophy 2010 to be World Twenty20

CASTRIES, St. Lucia -- "The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is delighted with the decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make the 2010 International Champions Trophy (ICT) an ICC World Twenty20 and the WICB is extremely excited to be hosting it."

So states WICB President, Dr. Julian Hunte, in an official release on Friday October 17.

Said Dr. Hunte:"The people of the Caribbean have been already exposed to the shortest form of the game through the Stanford Twenty20 tournament and they have embraced it."

ICC Champions Trophy date set

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finalised the dates for the ICC Champions Trophy next year, following the postponement of the event from Pakistan in September 2008 owing to safety and security concerns. At its Board meeting in Dubai this week the ICC decided that next year's event will be staged from September 24 to October 5.

Chanderpaul, Breese celebrate Durham County Title

CANTERBURY, England – Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of
success continued Saturday when Durham beat Kent by innings and 71
runs to lift the English County Championship Division One title for
the first time.

The left-handed Chanderpaul, who was recently voted the ICC
Cricketer-of-the-Year and also ranked No. 1 in the ICC Test batting
rankings, scored just 20 in the match but watched as seamers Callum
Thorp and England's Steve Harmison ripped apart Kent on the final day
to add another trophy to his cabinet.

WICB to honour Chanderpaul

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- SHIVNARINE CHANDERPAUL, the first West Indies player to be named Cricketer of The Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC), will be fittingly recognised by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) during the up-coming Test Series against England.
This decision was taken at a meeting of the WICB in Barbados on Monday (September 22nd).

Guyana government hail Chanderpaul

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Guyana’s government has hailed Shivnarine Chanderpaul as a regional icon and says he also serves as the ideal role model for all young people in the country.

Speaking after the 34-year old captured the International Cricket Council’s Cricketer of the Year award this week, Youth and Sports Minister Frank Anthony said the left-hander had been outstanding ambassador.


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